DENGUE FEVER VIRUS ANTIBODIES, IGG AND IGM
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one gold (SST) top tube
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an aliquot tube. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute or convalescent."
Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, severely lipemic specimens.
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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